Stuck on validating identity
This might include providing details of official documents like a passport or driving licence.
In the past, to check whether these documents were valid, an identity provider would have had to make a phone call, or physically look at the documents or a copy of them.
The entire HTTP request is encrypted while going over the wire.
The easy solution to this is to get yourself a certificate and stand up a web server that does SSL/TLS.
That being said, this problem is actually much easier than you think.Instead, people will be able to verify their identity entirely digitally.How the document checking service will work The user will enter their details from their documents in the identity provider’s service.We've built the document checking service so that identity providers can check digitally - immediately - to make sure the information provided by the user matches a valid record. UK Verify, because it means identity providers can complete all the necessary checks within the time it takes for a user to go through their verification process - about 10 minutes in total, on average.It means people won't have to send things in the post or take their documents to a counter service.